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Pakistan’s opposition fumes over missing people


March 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) The main opposition Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) has demanded the formation of a special parliamentary committee to monitor progress on the issue of the hundreds ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return home Jan 25 or 27


January 6th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who has been in self-imposed exile, has said he is ready to face the courts and would be returning home ... Read more...

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A last tango between Washington and Islamabad? (Comment)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
The tension between Islamabad and Washington is being stretched to the limit. Reports from Washington say US officials are trying to "limit" its counter-terrorism alliance with Pakistan. But this time, ... Read more...

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Shoes thrown at others, Pawar first to be assaulted (Timeline)


November 24th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Hitherto, prominent personalities have had footwear thrown at them but without contact being made. Union Agriculture Minister is the first dignitory to be assaulted. ... Read more...

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India playing great game in Afghanistan, says Musharraf


November 7th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) India is trying to gain influence in Kabul after the planned US withdrawal by 2014 and President Hamid Karzai is "going along" with it, former ... Read more...

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Throwing footwear: A trend to showcase anger


October 18th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Throwing footwear on famous personalities by sullen people is becoming increasingly common as a gesture of protest. The latest to be targeted was Arvind ... Read more...

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America to blame for trust deficit with Pakistan: Musharraf (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Blaming "a strategic shift of US policy towards India" for an "acute deficit of trust" between Washington and Islamabad, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has ... Read more...

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US policy to blame for trust deficit with India: Musharraf


June 9th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Blaming "a strategic shift of US policy towards India" for an "acute deficit of trust" between them, former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has suggested open ... Read more...

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Shoe attacks started with George Bush


June 6th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Two shoes flung at then US President George Bush by an Iraqi journalist seems to have literally kickstarted a global trend. The attacks on ... Read more...

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Pakistani Kashmir PM moots joint development fund for both sides


June 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 1 (IANS) Sardar Attique Khan, the prime minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, wants the Jammu and Kashmir government's rehabilitation policy for militants to be extended to the entire ... Read more...

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Pakistan has lost trust of nations fighting terror: Advani


May 12th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday said Pakistan had lost the trust of the US and other nations fighting terrorism after ... Read more...

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Musharraf jogged past Osama’s Abbottabad compound during military training


May 4th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that he frequently ran by the area in which Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden had been living for the last ... Read more...

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Musharraf jogged in area where Osama was found


May 4th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said that when he was training in the military, he would frequently run through the area where Osama bin ... Read more...

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‘ISI must be utterly stupid to harbour Osama at Abbottabad’: Musharraf


May 4th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): The Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) must be utterly stupid to harbour Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a prominent place like Abbottabad city, home to the country's ... Read more...

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Obama kept Pakistan in dark about Osama attack (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama chose to keep Pakistan in the dark about the operation to attack and kill Osama bin Laden, the New York Times ... Read more...

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Did Pakistan know of US raid to kill Osama?


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) There was intense speculation Monday on whether the US had kept Islamabad in the know when it decided to stage a daring assault on Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Musharraf says he would not have allowed US operation to kill Osama


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Monday said the United States had violated Pakistan's sovereignty by sending in Special Forces to kill Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.US ... Read more...

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Surprised that Osama in Abbottabad: Musharraf


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf said Monday that he was surprised Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was in Abbottabad, just a short distance from ... Read more...

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Shoe-chucking turning into a popular protest form (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Two shoes flung at US President George Bush by an Iraqi journalist seems to have literally kickstarted a global trend. The attacks on famous ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s interview presented in court in connection with Benazir assassination case


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 23(ANI): An interview of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has been produced before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) hearing the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.Musharraf, during whose presidency former Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Leadership change essential for Pakistan’s survival: Musharraf


April 18th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led federal government has disappointed the country, and insisted that a change in leadership is essential ... Read more...

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Britain may hand over Musharraf to Pakistan: Cameron (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Britain will consider handing over former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, said British Prime Minister David Cameron during ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan home secretaries to meet ahead of Mohali match


March 26th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) As Indian and Pakistani cricketers gear up for the high-voltage World Cup semi-final clash, likely to be viewed by their prime ministers, the home ... Read more...

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Previous India-Pakistan encounters in cricket-diplomacy


March 26th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's invitation Friday to Pakistani leaders Asif Ali Zardari and Yousuf Raza Gilani to witness the India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final at ... Read more...

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Musharraf hints Britain tacitly approved torture against subjects


March 14th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has cast doubt on Britain's stance against torture of British subjects by saying that he was not told about the country's disapproval of ... Read more...

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Musharraf taps patriotic fervour to wish Pak cricket team ahead of World Cup 2011


February 19th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 19(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has wished the national cricket team good luck in their endeavour to lift the coveted ICC World Cup 2011 trophy.The video message shows ... Read more...

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Musharraf smoked cigars and had coffee with Zardari even after Benazir’s assassination


February 17th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 17(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that he had meetings with Asif Ali Zardari even after former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination.Musharraf said during a SAMAA TV ... Read more...

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Musharraf takes to Facebook to slam Pak govt over arrest warrant in BB murder case


February 15th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15(ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has defended himself on social networking site Facebook against an arrest warrant issued by an Islamabad court over his alleged involvement in the ... Read more...

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Musharraf to defy Pak court’s non-bailable arrest warrant in Benazir murder case


February 13th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf will not comply with a non-bailable arrest warrant issued against him by an Islamabad court over the assassination of ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Musharraf charged with providing Baitullah with ‘opportunity to murder Benazir’


February 12th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 12(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf provided Tehrik-i-Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud with the opportunity to carry out suicide attackson former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, according to a detailed charge-sheet ... Read more...

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Danger for Musharraf if proceedings commenced against him in Benazir murder case


February 11th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf may get into trouble if prosecution proceedings are started against him for former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, according to jurists.Pakistan's Federal Investigation ... Read more...

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Musharraf will have to face Pak court in Benazir assassination case: Babar Awan


February 9th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 9(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf will have to prove his innocence before the court in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, Law Minister Babar Awan has said.Former Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Hearing of Musharraf’s extradition, trial pleas put off until February 24


February 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): The Lahore High Court has deferred the hearing of two identical petitions seeking the extradition and trial of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges until ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif “in bed with anti-Pakistan elements”: Musharraf


February 8th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has accused Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif of providing political cover to religious extremists in the country."He [Nawaz] has close links ... Read more...

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Shoe hurled at Musharraf during London conference


February 7th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7(ANI): A man threw a shoe at former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf when he was addressing a gathering in London.According to the News, the shoe fell in the front ... Read more...

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